2017 Annual Meeting, Nov 18-21

Plan to join your colleagues in beautiful Boston for the 2017 AAR & SBL Annual Meetings. Advance rates end August 24. Register today!

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2018 Regional Meetings

The following Call for Papers is open:

Southwest (SWCRS)
Deadline: October 15

2017 National Humanities Conference

Register by October 27 for the NHC conference in Boston.


Public Scholars Project Webinars

AAR Public Scholars ProjectWebinar: Religion in Museums — Promising Venues for Public Scholarship
Thursday, September 14, 2017
–12:45 p.m. Eastern Time

This free webinar will discuss how scholars of religion can engage museum staff to enrich collections, museum education, and more. Copresenters will include Yolanda Pierce, dean, Howard University School of Divinity, and former curator & director of the Center for the Study of African American Religious Life at the Smithsonian NMAAHC; and S. Brent Rodriguez-Plate, associate professor, Hamilton College, and coeditor of Religion in Museums: Global and Multidisciplinary Perspectives; and Eric Williams, curator of religion, Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. The webinar will include a presentation and extended Q&A.

This webinar is hosted by the Public Scholars Project, a joint initiative of the Public Understanding of Religion Committee of the American Academy of Religion and of the Religious Freedom Center of the Newseum Institute. Through seminars and other resources, the Public Scholars Project equips scholars of religion to effectively communicate in the public sphere. 

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